Red Wings Sign Finnish Forward Teemu Pulkkinen


In the midst of Nick Lidstrom’s retirement and the IIHF World Championships, the Detroit Red Wings did actually make some managerial decisions.  The Red Wings put pen to paper with Finnish forward Teemu Pulkkinen, who the Wings drafted in the […]

Nicklas Lidstrom Says Goodbye


Hockeytown has always had its heroes.  Some of the greatest players the National Hockey League has ever seen donned the winged wheel and played at Joe Louis Arena.  Nicklas Lidstrom has become a transcendent superstar for the Detroit Red Wings, […]

Pavel Datsyuk Named Master Of Sport


All members of Hockeytown know the greatness of Pavel Datsyuk.  Hell, so do all 29 other teams.  But now it has been officially recognized in his native home of Russia.  Datsyuk was named “Master of Sport” in Russia on Tuesday, […]

Pavel Datsyuk Edges Closer To NHL 13 Cover Athlete


There is usually much ado about nothing when the cover athlete is announced annually for the popular National Football League franchise, Madden.  There is supposedly a curse on each player who graces the cover, and it has come to the […]

Red Wings Holding Their Own At The World Championships


The Detroit Red Wings sure could have used this play a couple of weeks ago, but it is still nice to see Wings’ players performing well at the World Championships. While they would much rather be playing for a chance […]

Red Wings’ Cleary To Have Surgery


In a season that some described as injury-plagued failure, the beginning of the Detroit Red Wings offseason has been somewhat fitting.  Danny Cleary will have surgery to repair damage in his left knee; that same left knee that had to be drained […]

The Red Wings Season, A Week Removed


How do you define this season for the Detroit Red Wings?  Was this season defined by the record-setting home winning streak, or the lackluster playoff flame-out at the hands of the Nashville Predators.  Or was the season doomed by the […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Red Wings Eliminated In Possibly Lidstrom’s Last Game

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Rarely in sports are athletes able to go out on top.  For every John Elway, who retired after consecutive Super Bowl wins, there are a thousand players who aren’t as fortunate.  If this is the end for Nick Lidstrom, it […]

65-Year-Old Red Wings Fan Continues To Defy The Odds


We interrupt this regularly scheduled playoff series, to bring you a pretty damn cool story. We all wish we could have done things when we were younger.  Yeah I get it, I’m only 22, what do I wish that I […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Predators Put Team Disguised As Red Wings To Brink Of Elimination


Teams often go through periods where they don’t necessarily look like themselves throughout the course of an 82-game National Hockey League season.  Rarely does this happen in the postseason. This is currently what is going on in Hockeytown.  The Detroit […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Red Wings Shoot Too Many Times, Drop Game 3

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At some point, you just need to stop shooting the puck. For the third consecutive time in the series, the team with less shots on goal, scored more goals, as the Nashville Predators took Game 3 from the Detroit Red […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Red Wings Penalty Kill Leads Game 2 Victory


The Detroit Red Wings picked up two first period goals en route to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators to even up their first round playoff series at a game apiece. The Red Wings penalty kill has found a […]